SUBJECT: Federal Poverty levels
DISTRIBUTION: County Departments of Social Services
Medicaid Eligibility Staff
Federal law requires poverty levels to be adjusted annually on the basis of the Consumer Price Index. This letter issues the 2016 Federal Poverty Levels (FPL) income limits effective April 1, 2016. This policy applies to MAGI and non-MAGI cases.
C. DMA-5179, MAABD Eligibility Overview Chart, has been revised to include 2016 income levels.
If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact the Operational Support Team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deputy Secretary for Medical Assistance
(This material was researched and written by Ena Lightbourne, Policy Coordinator, Medicaid Eligibility Unit.)
For questions or clarification on any of the policy contained in these manuals, please contact your local county office.